We open, kinda.Continue reading “Tonight…”
but excited…Continue reading “Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2”
Henry IV opens Friday (technically Saturday, as Friday will be a special “preview” performance).
Then Saturday we have the Andronicus table-read.
Don’t expect too much from me, blog-wise this week, people…
OK, so many of you know I’m playing Sir Walter Blunt and the Archbishop of York in Archway Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2. What you probably do know know–hell, I didn’t even know it until Saturday–is that our venue has changed.Read more
As I’ve mentioned, I doled out the roles for the table-read of Andronicus, and I’ve begun to have discussions with some of the actors regarding character.
God, I love these talks.Continue reading “Andronicus: the power of discussion”
For the past two weeks, I’ve had a Google form live, accepting reservations for participating in the Andronicus table-read June 8, and taking role requests. After closing the registration one day early (because I already had more readers than roles–even after I separated out those roles that in a full production would have been combined under the same performer), I was able to juggle their weighted requests (they could chose up to five roles, ranking them 1-5) and come up with actor/role combinations.Continue reading “Andronicus roles assigned”
OK, so many of you know I’ll be holding a table-read of my cutting (pun intended) of Titus Andronicus, for a primarily female cast (only Aaron will be a male performer). But in the back of my head, I’m creating a kind of bucket list of other plays I’d like to direct…Continue reading “Plays, plays, plays”
So, I really need to do a debrief on my experience of As You Like It. If not for you, then for me.
But how?Continue reading “As You Like It: looking back, looking forward”
Regarding the upcoming Andronicus table-read:Continue reading “Andronicus: the world of the play”
So, a week ago, I attended a cinema screening of the recent Royal Shakespeare Company production of As You Like It. I went with some alums of my AYL, my producer Laura, and cast members Chris and Ashley.
It was all right.Continue reading “As I Like It (not)”